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Welcome to the Media Centre for South Western Sydney Local Health District. Here, you can find all the latest news from the District as well as newsletters, videos and publications.  

The District's Media and Communications Unit provides a 24-hour service for journalists. We can help you with:

  • Enquiries about SWSLHD and the facilities and services we offer
  • General enquiries about health care and specific health conditions
  • Finding experts to speak to on a wide range of health care issues
  • Filming and photography in our hospitals and facilities

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Diabetes patients support each other through new group

A new peer support initiative in the Wollondilly Shire is supporting diabetes patients by improving their wellbeing, self-management and helping them to connect with the right health services at the Wollondilly Community Health Centre and Campbelltown Hospital. More...

Hungry to learn at the breakfast club

Fried chicken for breakfast? The SWSLHD School breakfast program is helping kids in south western Sydney reach for fruit instead. Find out more by reading Kate Aubusson's article published in the Sydney Morning Herald.

Back to school with a running start

Hoping your kids start the school year with their best foot forward? Helping them walk or cycle to school is an ideal way to get them off to an active start. More...

Think outside the (lunch) box

Packing nutritious and exciting lunches for school is a challenge for most parents, and can be equally confronting for children who expect a host of delectable delights in their lunchbox. More...

Vaccination the best protection for school starters

Of all the ways to prepare your child for their first weeks of school, immunising them against serious illness is probably the most important. As a new school year begins, parents are reminded to make sure their children are fully immunised before beginning primary school. More...

Go4Fun helping families shape up this Summer

Who says fitness can’t be fun? Children are being encouraged to get active this summer with Go4Fun, a free afterschool healthy lifestyle program run by NSW Health. Kicking off in Term 1 for 10 weeks across south western Sydney, Go4Fun checks all the health and fitness boxes. More...

Woman battling ‘silent cancer’ urges women to get checked

Glenda Brown has been battling ovarian cancer since November 2015 and is now sharing her journey ahead of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in a bid to encourage other women to get checked. More...

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